Quotes: intelligence

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  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, But quickly to see how to make them good.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
    Stephen Hawking
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    Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
  • Stanislaw J. Lec
    Stanislaw J. Lec
    Polish aphorist and poet 1909-1966
    Stanislaw J. Lec
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    Intelligence, in diapers, is invisible. And when it matures, out the window it flies. We have to pounce on it earlier.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty.
    Source: First Inaugural Address (1861)
  • Jacob Bronowski
    Jacob Bronowski
    British Scientist, Author 1908-1974
    Jacob Bronowski
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    It doesn't matter whether you're talking about bombs or the intelligence quotients of one race as against another if a man is a scientist, like me, he'll always say ''Publish and be damned.''
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
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    It is difficult, if not impossible, to argue that laws written in the 1970s are adequate for today's intelligence challenges.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
    Stephen Hawking
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    It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
  • Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
    American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
    Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
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    Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgement, the manner in which information is coordinated and used.
  • Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Love is as necessary to human beings as food and shelter; [but] without intelligence, ... love is impotent and freedom unattainable.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Man is an intelligence, not served by, but in servitude to his organs.